When comparing the Nissan Rogue Sport S's and the Nissan Rogue SL's specifications and ratings, the Nissan Rogue Sport S has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Nissan Rogue SL has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Rogue Sport S's and the Nissan Rogue SL's specifications and ratings, the Nissan Rogue SL is a better car than the Nissan Rogue Sport S.
Nissan Rogue Sport S vs. Nissan Rogue SL Pricing
A used 2022 Nissan Rogue Sport S ranges from $19,622 to $27,537 while a used 2023 Nissan Rogue SL is priced between $32,893 to $40,018. For a new model, the Nissan Rogue Sport S's price is between $25,114 and $29,004, with the Nissan Rogue SL priced between $35,644 and $40,384.
Nissan Rogue Sport S vs. Nissan Rogue SL Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Nissan Rogue Sport S loses 44.5 percent of its value and the Nissan Rogue SL loses 42.9 percent of its value. This means the Nissan Rogue SL retains 1.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Nissan Rogue Sport S.
Nissan Rogue Sport S vs. Nissan Rogue SL Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Rogue Sport is 7.4 out of 10 while the Nissan Rogue's quality rating is 7.9 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Rogue Sport being ranked 36 out of 55 Best 5-seater SUVs and the Nissan Rogue being ranked 28 out of 55. Out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs, the Nissan Rogue Sport is ranked 41 and the Nissan Rogue is ranked 30.
Nissan Rogue Sport S vs. Nissan Rogue SL Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Nissan Rogue Sport is 5.7 out of 10. For the Nissan Rogue the reliability rating is 7.8 out of 10. This gives the Nissan Rogue an advantage in reliability compared to the Nissan Rogue Sport.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan Rogue Sport S’s base engine makes 141 horsepower, and the Nissan Rogue SL base engine makes 201 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Nissan Rogue SL, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Nissan Rogue Sport S, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Nissan Rogue Sport S has higher safety ratings than the Nissan Rogue SL, with an average rating of 4.50 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.18 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Nissan Rogue SL has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.